ACS Award for Creative Research and Applications of Iodine Chemistry

Sponsor: SQM S.A.

Purpose: To support, promote, and motivate global research of iodine chemistry and develop its use and knowledge through applications.

Nature: The award consists of $10,000 and a certificate. Up to $1,000 for travel expenses to the meeting at which the award will be presented will be reimbursed. The award is presented biennially in odd-numbered years.

Eligibility: A nominee must have performed outstanding and creative research related to iodine chemistry or its applications. Applications of iodine chemistry may include but are not limited to its uses in medicine, catalysis, food, and photography. The award will be granted regardless of race, gender, age, religion, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, presence of disabilities, and educational background.

Deadline: November 1 (biennial review)

Establishment & Support: SQM S.A. established the award in 2003.

Contact Information

Awards Office
American Chemical Society
1155 16th St., NW
Washington, DC 20036-4801
Phone: 202-872-4575
Fax: 202-776-8008


2015 Karl O. Christe

2013 Nancy S. Goroff

2011 Viktor V. Zhdankin

2009 Gerald F. Koser

2007 Peter J. Stang

2005 Robert M. Moriarty

Nancy S. Goroff receiving award
2015 recipient Karl Christe (center) is presented his award by sponsor representative Jack Woodall (right), and Diane Grob Schmidt, ACS President (left).